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John Winthrop

Politician, Religion (12-Jan-1588 — 26-Mar-1649)


Francis J. Bremer. John Winthrop: America's Forgotten Founding Father. Oxford University Press. 2003. 478pp.

Francis J. Bremer; L. A. Botelho (editors). The World of John Winthrop: Essays on England and New England, 1588-1649. University Press of Virginia. 2005. 408pp.

Geoffrey Paul Carpenter. A Secondary Annotated Bibliography of John Winthrop, 1588-1649. New York: AMS. 1999. 193pp.

Richard Dunn; James Savage; Laetitia Yaendle (editors). The Journal of John Winthrop, 1630-1649. Harvard University Press. 1996. 274pp.

Edmund S. Morgan. The Puritan Dilemma: The Story of John Winthrop. Boston: Little, Brown. 1958. 224pp.

Joseph Hopkins Twichell. John Winthrop. New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co.. 1891. 245pp.

Robert C. Winthrop. Life and Letters of John Winthrop: Govenor of the Massachusetts-Bay Company at Their Emigration to New England. Boston, MA: Ticknor & Fields. 1864. (2 vols.)


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1240)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1572)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.1149)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.839)

  10. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.828)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1122)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.806)

  13. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.740)

  14. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.1234)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.188)

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